A newly discovered, 3,100-year-old Egyptian tomb includes intricate hieroglyphics describing the afterlife

A newly discovered, 3,100-year-old Egyptian tomb includes intricate hieroglyphics describing the afterlife | National Post

Archeologists have found a tomb dating back to around 1100 B.C. south of Cairo, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry said Thursday. Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said that the tomb belongs to a guard of the army archives and royal messenger to foreign countries. Ibrahim said the Cairo University Faculty of Archaeology’s discovery at Saqqara adds “a chapter to our knowledge about the history of Saqqara.”

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